vection

[vek-shuhn]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the transference of a disease from one person to another.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin vectiōn- (stem of vectiō a carrying). See vector, -tion

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vection vec·tion (věk'shən)
n.
The transference of pathogens from the sick to the healthy by a vector.

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The phenomenon of perceiving illusory self-motion from vision alone is called
  vection.
Free con- vection currents are set up by the temperature difference between the
  cover and absorber.
The sum effect is that the heat transport, due to con- vection, becomes small.
Most river models are concerned only with downstream ad- vection and dispersion.
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